Shane F. Groarke
Year of Call: Ontario, 2016
Year of Call: Alberta, 2019
T: (587) 254-7270
Shane is a duly licensed lawyer and a proud member of the Law Society of Alberta. He regularly appears in the Provincial Court, and the Court of Queen’s Bench in Family Law Regular and Special Chambers.
Having started his legal career at a well-regarded law firm in Hamilton, ON, Shane focused on family law and regularly appeared in the Superior Court, Provincial Court and Small Claims Court jurisdictions throughout Southern Ontario.
Outside the courtroom, Shane encourages collaborative solutions including third party mediation and counsel-assisted settlement meetings. As a professional advocate, he thrives on working with clients to provide direction on family law matters, whether a negotiated settlement model or litigation model is being used.
Shane graduated from the University of Birmingham Law School, one of the leading Russell Group research universities in the United Kingdom. Prior to this, he received his Bachelor of Arts with Great Distinction at the University of Lethbridge.
Shane was born in Calgary and raised in Airdrie. He is happy to be reconnected with his hometown where he grew up playing hockey and went to school. He is active in the community as a Director with the Airdrie Chamber of Commerce and as a Volunteer Lawyer with Calgary Legal Guidance. His other interests include running, traveling, photography, and playing tennis and soccer. He is an avid fan of the Calgary Flames, Chelsea FC and Forge FC.